Cherry Winks

1
Sylvia Mease

By
@BeamersMom

Made lots of these to send to the military during Desert Shield. They are a favourite with my family

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Yield: 7 dozen cookies
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    shortening
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts
  • 1 c
    chopped dates
  • 2 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    soda
  • ·
    crushed cornflakes and maraschino cherries

How to Make Cherry Winks

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, milk, vanilla, nuts and dates.
  2. Sift and add dry ingredients.
  3. Form balls the size of a walnut. Roll in crushed cornflakes. Flatten slightly and top with half a maraschino cherry.
  4. Bake at 375^ for 10-12 minutes

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About Cherry Winks

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtag: #amish



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